|VP RACING FUELS NAMED OFFICIAL FUEL PROVIDER OF IMSA◾Multiple green fuel formulations to be utilized across multiple series|
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (Dec. 12, 2013) – The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today named VP Racing Fuels the Official Fuel Provider and a Proud Partner of IMSA and the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship as well as Official Fuel Supplier of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda in 2014.
VP Racing Fuels, Inc., based in Elmendorf, Texas, also w....
|FEBRUARY DATES SET FOR IMSA WINTER TEST AT SEBRING INTERNATIONAL RACEWAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 10, 2013) – Sebring International Raceway and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today confirmed dates for open testing for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and other IMSA-sanctioned series.|
In preparation for the first TUDOR Championship and Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge races on the grueling, 3.74-mile Sebring circuit, two days of IMSA-sanctioned testing have been scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. ....
|MINI AND THE X-RAID TEAM WILL LINE UP AT THE 2014 RALLY DAKAR WITH THE MINI ALL4 RACINGMunich (DE). From 5-18 January 2014, MINI will be lined up with eleven MINI ALL4 Racing, run by the X-raid Team, at the Rally Dakar. In 2012 and 2013 the MINI ALL4 Racing was the car to beat at the toughest marathon rally in the world. Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel won the most recent two Dakar editions at the wheel of the MINI ALL4 Racing of the Monster Energy X-raid Team.|
'Motorsport is in the DNA of MINI. Since its birth in the late 1950s, the MINI brand has been intrinsically associated....
|MINI USA CELEBRATES RETIREMENT OF CHIEF MOTORER JIM MCDOWELLHead of Western Region to Succeed McDowell in January|
• McDowell known for his infectious laugh, playful spirit and kind heart
• Passion for motoring and love of life clearly evident through his leadership
• Expanded, strengthened and transformed MINI dealership network in U.S.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – December 3, 2013…MINI USA and the MINI community are today celebrating the retirement of theircharismatic and playful leader, Chief Motorer Jim McDowell. For the ....
|MINI OWNERS CAN TAKE FINAL TEST DRIVES OF NEW MINI HARDTOP• Contest Will Determine Ten Lucky Finalists and One Ultimate Winner|
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – Grab your favorite motoring outfit, a video or still camera and tell MINI USA what features of the new MINI Hardtop you want to test drive and you may just be selected for the Final Test Test Drives. The contest, announced this week in Los Angeles along with the launch of the new MINI Hardtop, will offer 10 current or past MINI owners the opportunity to test drive the new MINI Hardtop befor....
|1958 British Grand Prix: A Brit Finally Triumphs at SilverstoneBy the start of the 1958 Formula One season there had been two British victories at the home grand prix. However, the post-war home of the British round of the World Championship was yet to be conquered by a native driver. Only Aintree had served British euphoria. However, that would change on the 19th of July courtesy of Peter Collins.|
In the minds of the British, the greatest victory to that point in Formula One history, at least in the British Grand Prix, had come in 1957 when Stirling Mos....
|THE 2014 AMELIA ISLAND CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE HONORS FIFTY YEARS OF McLARENMcLaren's 50th anniversary will be celebrated at the 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on March 9, 2014, with a display of rare and significant McLaren racers from five decades of competition. |
McLarens were not only victorious in the world's richest and most prestigious races, the company changed motorsport through a relentless pursuit of perfection and brought a strictly professional approach to a sport that had been more of a glamorous hobby than a true business. Today McLaren....
|JD CLASSICS VICTORY IN PORTUGAL BRINGS A SUCCESSFUL 2013 SEASON OF HISTORIC MOTOR RACING TO A CLOSE FOR THE MALDON TEAM◾JD Classics' most successful year of historic motor racing draws to a close by winning more trophies at the Algarve Historic Festival|
◾The winning driver pairing of Alex Buncombe and Andrew Smith take another convincing Touring Car victory in JD Classics' Ford 'Cologne' Capri
◾All competition cars throughout the season prepared in-house by JD Classics' own Historic Racing Department team
Maldon, Essex - 25 October 2013: Leading classic car specialist JD Classics ....
|American Le Mans Series Petit Le Mans Qualifying Report• Rebellion's Jani Outmuscles Luhr For Petit Le Mans Pole|
• Brabham (P2), Cameron (PC) Lead Class Qualifying For ALMS Finale
BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) – When the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón runs its final event in Saturday's 16th Petit Le Mans Powered By Mazda, Neel Jani will be looking to make more history at Road Atlanta.
Jani captured his fourth career ALMS pole in Friday's qualifying, turning a lap of 1:09.254 (132.036 mph) in the No. ....
|ALMS PETIT LE MANS RACE REPORTS• Rebellion Racing Repeats At Petit Le Mans, Captures ALMS Finale|
• Tucker Takes Fourth Straight Class Title, Cumming PC Champ By One Point
BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2013) – Rebellion Racing wrote the final chapter in the history of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón, winning the season-ending 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta.
Neel Jani and Nico Prost repeated as winners of the 1,000-mile race, joined by Nick Heidfeld in the No. ....
|Highlight in matt: MINI now with exclusive Frozen Black metallic paint finishMunich. MINI is extending its program of exterior paint finishes for current models to include an exclusive new variant. Frozen Black metallic paint is now available as a limited edition colour for the top of the range MINI Countryman and MINI Paceman models. This innovative paint which has a textured, shimmering matt finish, gives the car a striking and expressive appearance. The new colour and finish is available for the MINI Cooper S Countryman, MINI Cooper SD Countryman, MINI Cooper S Pacema....|
|A FEW MINUTES WITH JOHN DOONANWe caught up with John Doonan, the Director of Motorsports for Mazda North American Operations and asked him a few questions about the 2013 season and what to expect in 2014.|
Q How did the 2013 season go for Mazda? What were the highlights and lowlights?
A I hope 2013 is most remembered for the debut season of the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel. This was an amazing accomplishment by Mazda and SpeedSource. We took production engines straight from the Mazda assembly l....
|Maurice Trintignant: The Steady Fortuitous FrenchmanThere are certain races in which victories can define a career. In a moment, an unassuming and modest racer can become one of the greats simply by achieving victory in truly special races. No better description fits the French driver that would compete for some 14 years throughout the 1950s and 1960s.|
Arguably, Maurice Bienvenu Jean Paul Trintignant would have his best years stolen away by war. In fact, his early life would be marked by war. Born just a day before the British forces would bre....
|1958 Monaco Grand Prix: An Unlikely Frenchman Steals the Show…AgainIn 1955, perhaps the most unlikely of drivers would survive the attrition and the beckoning Monaco harbor to claim his only victory in Formula One. Some three years later, and more unlikely than ever to even win a second race at any circuit, the same Frenchman would steal the crown jewel to become just the second man in Formula One history to earn two or more victories on the streets of the principality. |
Maurice Trintignant's victory in the chaotic and drama-filled 1955 Monaco Grand Prix was....
|PROST FASTEST FOR REBELLION RACING IN FINAL PETIT LE MANS TEST• Briscoe (P2), Muller (GT), Rayhall (PC), Bleekemolen (GTC) Lead Classes|
BRASELTON, Ga. (Oct. 16, 2013) – Rebellion Racing set the fastest time in the third and final day of testing for Saturday's 16th Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda, with Nicolas Prost running a lap of one minute, 9.942 seconds (130.737 mph) at Road Atlanta to lead Wednesday's session.
Rebellion Racing is defending its victory in Petit Le Mans, but it running its first American Le Mans Series presented by Te....